Bing’s Cherries

From Publisher’s Weekly:
 
Rotem Moscovich at Knopf has bought world rights to Bing’s Cherries by Livia Blackburne (l.), illustrated by Julia Kuo, in a six-figure deal and a six-house auction. The picture book weaves a tall tale out of historical facts about Ah Bing, a Chinese immigrant to the U.S. who is the namesake for the Pacific Northwest’s most delicious cherries. Publication is slated for spring 2026; Jim McCarthy at Dystel, Goderich & Bourret represented the author, and Emily van Beek at Folio Jr./Folio Literary Management represented the artist.